Shy Glizzy is an emerging American rapper and songwriter known for his Fxck Rap. He started his career when he was 20 years old and is slowly and steadily moving into the list of most wanted rappers in America. Let us have a look at the early life, career, and net worth of Shy Glizzy in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
The birth name of Shy Glizzy is Marquis Amonte King. He was born on December 12, 1992, in Washington DC, United States. Some sources say that his father was murdered and he grew up under his mother. As an adult, he was infamous among the locals for his notorious behavior and contacts. It is said that he went to prison during his teenage days before taking up music.
It seems that Glizzy doesn’t want his personal life to be public. As his name suggests he must be really shy to open up his personal life to people. It was reported that he and his girlfriend Blaidy were arrested by the police in 2015. Post that there is no information available about his relationships or personal interests and likings.
Career, Awards & Nomination
Shy Glizzy released his first mixtape Shy Glizzy’s Law in 2012 which gave him the exposure he needed. ATL rapper Trinidad James appeared in his December 2012 release Fxck Rap in the “Pilot” track.
In 2013 he released his 14 track mixtape featuring Yo Gotti, Starlito, Migos and others titled Law 2. The project was soundtracked by famous producers such as Metro Boomin, Rick Flare, and Karltin Bankz. Young Jefe was released on February 17, 2014, and became an instant hit. Some of the famous mixtapes of Shy Glizzy are Law 3: Now Or Never, Be Careful, For Trappers Only, Young Jefe 2, and Quiet Storm.
The Complex mentioned him as one of the 10 DMV Rappers to watch out for” in 2012. His Fxck Rap was described by The Fader as an appealing and eager tape. His single Awwsome peaked at number 45 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart in 2014. Shy Glizzy was chosen a part of the XXL Magazine Freshman Class in 2015. His track Himself was nominated for the Make a Band Famous award at the 2013 O Music Awards. He was also nominated for the Best Rap/Sung Performance at the Grammy Awards 2018 along with Gold Link and Brent Faiyaz for the song Crew.
Net Worth & Earnings
His annual earnings for the year 2011 was estimated to be $12,000 as this was the starting period of his career. He managed to gradually increase his income to $16,000 in 2012, and $23,000 by 2015. His current estimated net worth is said to be around $500 thousand.
Considering the facts that he has just entered the world of music and there is still a long way to go, Glizzy is expected to make more fortune as well as music that will win him hearts in the future. After all, he is just 25 years old.